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The Resource A friend is a gift you give yourself : a novel, William Boyle

A friend is a gift you give yourself : a novel, William Boyle

Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself : a novel
Title
A friend is a gift you give yourself
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
William Boyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After Brooklyn mob widow Rena Ruggiero hits her eighty-year-old neighbor Enzio in the head with an ashtray when he makes an unwanted move on her, she embarks on a bizarre adventure. Taking off in Enzio’s ’62 Impala, she retreats to the Bronx home of her estranged daughter, Adrienne, and her granddaughter, Lucia, only to be turned away by Adrienne at the door. Their neighbor, Lacey “Wolfie” Wolfstein, a one-time Golden Age porn star and retired Florida Suncoast grifter, takes Rena in and befriends her. When Lucia discovers that Adrienne is planning to hit the road with her ex-boyfriend Richie, she figures Rena’s her only way out of a life on the run with a mother she can’t stand. But Richie has massacred a few members of the Brancaccio crime family for a big payday, and he drags even more trouble into the mix in the form of an unhinged enforcer named Crea. The stage is set for an explosion that will propel Rena, Wolfie, and Lucia down a strange path, each woman running from something and unsure what comes next
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyle, William
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Family life
  • Organized crime
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself : a novel, William Boyle
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781643130583
Lccn
bl2019004544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself : a novel, William Boyle
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781643130583
Lccn
bl2019004544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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